Animal Health & Economics: Foot-and-mouth disease, African Swine Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza


Jonathan Rushton gave a presentation on “The Global Burden of Animal Diseases” at The Southern African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine’s (SASVEPM) “Animal Health & Economics: Foot-and-mouth disease, African Swine Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza” webinar. This webinar had 415 both national and international attendees. The Southern African Society for … Continue reading Animal Health & Economics: Foot-and-mouth disease, African Swine Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance & highly pathogenic avian influenza

Integrating the Technical, Risk Management and Economic Implications of Animal Disease Control to Advise Policy Change: The Example of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Control in Uruguay


Brian Perry (University of Oxford), Karl M. Rich (ILRI), Hernán Rojas (CERES BCA), Jaime Romero (IICA & GBADs) David Adamson (The University of Adelaide & GBADs), Federico Fernandez (The Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries of Uruguay), Alvaro Pereira, Lautaro Pérez, Fernando Reich, Rafael Sarno, (INAC) Edgardo Vitale (The Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries … Continue reading Integrating the Technical, Risk Management and Economic Implications of Animal Disease Control to Advise Policy Change: The Example of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Control in Uruguay

Farmers’ willingness to pay for foot and mouth disease vaccine in different cattle production systems in Amhara region of Ethiopia


Wudu T. Jemberu, Wassie Molla, Tigabu Dagnew (University of Gonda), Jonathan Rushton (Global Burden of Animal Diseases; University of Liverpool) and Henk Hogeveen (Wageningen University) have collaborated to produce the now published Farmers’ willingness to pay for foot and mouth disease vaccine in different cattle production systems in Amhara region of Ethiopia. Abstract Although foot … Continue reading Farmers’ willingness to pay for foot and mouth disease vaccine in different cattle production systems in Amhara region of Ethiopia

The pros and cons of animal health harmonisation.


David Adamson, William Gilbert, Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow, and Jonathan Rushton of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases project have collaborated to produce the now published The Pros and Cons of Animal Health Harmonisation. Abstract It has been argued that the global harmonisation of animal health procedures, regulations and responses will improve animal health and provide economic … Continue reading The pros and cons of animal health harmonisation.

Investigation of the Governance Structure of the Nairobi Dairy Value Chain and its Influence on Food Safety.


Jonathan Rushton of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases project has collaborated with Stella Kiambi (Food and Agriculture Organization), Joshua Orungo Onono, Erastus Keng’ethe, Gabriel O,Aboge (University of Nairobi), Patrick Muinde, James Akoko, Kelvin Momanyi, (International Livestock Research Institute), Eric M. Fevre (University of Liverpool and International Livestock Research Institute) and Pablo Alarcon (Royal Veterinary … Continue reading Investigation of the Governance Structure of the Nairobi Dairy Value Chain and its Influence on Food Safety.

Identification of Production Chain Risk Factors for Slaughterhouse Condemnation of Broiler Chickens’


Jonathan Rushton and Benjamin Huntington of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases project have collaborated with Svetlana Buzdugan, Yu-Mei Chang, Javier Guitian, Damer Blake and Pablo Alarcon (Royal Veterinary Collage), to produce the now published article Identification of Production Chain Risk Factors for Slaughterhouse Condemnation of Broiler Chickens’. AbstractSlaughterhouse condemnation of broiler chickens results from … Continue reading Identification of Production Chain Risk Factors for Slaughterhouse Condemnation of Broiler Chickens’